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Public debt management : theory and history

Author: Rudiger Dornbusch; Mario Draghi
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
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As Europe proceeds towards economic and monetary union, fiscal convergence and the prospect of a common money are at the centre of discussion. This volume from the Centre for Economic Policy Research  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudiger Dornbusch; Mario Draghi
ISBN: 0521392667 9780521392662 9780521059725 0521059720
OCLC Number: 814247243
Description: XIX, 354 str. : tabele, graf. prikazi ; 24 cm
Contents: List of figures; List of tables; Preface; List of conference participants; 1. Introduction Rudiger Dornbusch and Mario Draghi; 2. The efficient design of public debt Douglas Gale; Discussion Olivier Jean Blanchard; 3. Indexation and maturity of government bonds: an exploratory model Guillermo A. Calvo and Pablo E. Guidotti; Discussion William H. Branson and Allen Drazen; 4. Public confidence and debt management: a model and a case study of Italy Alberto Alesina, Alessandro Pratti and Guido Tabellini; Discussion Mario Draghi and Lars E. O. Svensson; 5. Confidence crises and public debt management Francesco Giavazzi and Marco Pagano; Discussion Enrica Detragiache and Maurice Obstfeld; 6. Funding crises in the aftermath of World War I Gail E. Makinen and G. Thomas Woodward; Discussion Alberto Giovannini and Andrea Ripa Di Meana; 7. The capital levy in theory and practice Barry Eichengreen; 8. Episodes in the public debt history of the United States E. Cary Brown; Discussion Barry P. Bosworth and Giampaolo Galli; 9. The Italian national debt conversion of 1906 Marcello de Cecco; Discussion Richard Portes and Ignazio Visco; 10. Fear of deficit financing - is it rational? Marcus Miller, Robert Skidelsky and Paul Weller; Discussion Giuseppe Bertola; 11. Government domestic debt and the risk of default: a political-economic model of the strategic role of debt Philippe Aghion and Patrick Bolton; Discussion Jean-Pierre Danthine and Pietro Reichlin; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Rudiger Dornbusch and Mario Draghi.


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"...a very good collection of thoughtful essays on an important policy topic. It can be recommended highly to all scholars of fiscal policy and public debt." Journal of Economic Literature

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